How will YOU invent the future?

Madhava and Declan, inventors of the Low-Cost Portable Water Filtration System


Ready to create the next great invention? KCIC provides access to resources, workshops, and mentors who will help you develop your ideas into real inventions that people can use to solve everyday problems. You also have the chance to win cash prizes and the opportunity to represent your school and Kansas City at the national and global competitions!

For questions, please contact

Get Inspired

Participating in KCIC isn’t just about coming up with a new idea. It’s also about telling the story of how you developed your invention. Below you’ll find the tools and inspiration you’ll need to get started. If you have any questions about KCIC, please email for assistance.

Need more information?

If you have additional questions about the KCIC or participation, please visit our FAQ page or contact